Arts Award and Artsmark

Arts Award

“There is clear evidence of quality arts activity, inspiring journeys, and the young people talked passionately about their Arts Award experience.”

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Arts Award is an accredited qualification that’s run by Trinity College London and supports individual creative development in any setting.

At Bow Arts, our accredited Arts Award advisors create tailored programmes which enable students to achieve Arts Award levels, including Discover & Explore, Bronze and Silver. 

Arts Award is a participatory qualification that is designed to be inclusive. The different levels can be undertaken by students at any Key Stage, and we can provide guidance on the best option for your students. 

Arts Award


Artsmark is a creative quality standard for schools, accredited by Arts Council England, which uses a flexible framework to build young people’s confidence and celebrates commitment to cultural education.

As an Artsmark partner, Bow Arts has been recognised for its understanding of the Artsmark criteria and ability to support schools on their Artsmark journey.​

Our broad range of offers, from staff CPD opportunities to student workshops, can be tailored to your school to help you obtain an Artsmark award.


How your school benefits

  • Accreditations / qualifications for the school or young people 
  • Enhance and enrich arts education offer
  • Develop students’ skills, raising attainment
  • Opportunity for out-of-classroom learning experiences
  • Artist-led practical making workshops with students

Project Costs

From £629.35 plus certification costs. Costs vary depending on the number of class groups and workshop days.  

If you are interested in doing an accredited project with us, get in touch by emailing

Past projects